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    September 14, 2012
    8:00 - 9:00pm PDT  

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with colgate optic white toothpaste. it whitens over 2 shades more than a leading whitening toothpaste. so with colgate optic white, all you need to look fabulous is your smile. colgate optic white. whiter teeth in 1 week. >>catherine: a city with no end of problems and no lack of hope. citizens try to take back their streets in oakland, marching against violence in east oakland. >> the lights shine brightest and the darkest places. >>catherine: other residents are fighting against prostitution, giving police the license plates numbers of men cruising for sex. >> we want to get the understanding of their that
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they will not sneak into this neighborhood. >> da lin is in oakland tonight where the community is promising to take back the streets. >>da: oakland says at least 84 murders so far this year, that is up 10 percent compared to the same time last year. they say one way to get young people to stop the violence is to build a relationship with them. oakland used to this program three years ago but failed. they believe this time they have an unsecured -- community support to make it work.
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>> the pastor that you just heard from implemented operation cease-fire and boston it was very effective in stopping crime in the area. that is why the city of oakland asked him to come to akland to help implement the with 84 murders in this city of oakland, community members are trying any tactics to stop the killings. >>pam: a specific effort is underway in east oakland to reduce prostitution.
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the strategy involves getting neighbors to report problems to the police department. >>charles: friday evening neighbors and city officials kicked off the dear john letter campaign in an effort to reduce prostitution in oakland. anyone that sees a car soliciting a prostitute or buying drugs can write down the car's license plate number and give it to the police department. oakland police will send a letter to the cars registered owners saying that the car was seen in an area where prostitution was known to occur neighbors tell that it will send a message. >> it creates another level of awareness. this kind of activity is sneak in and go do it. we want to get the understanding that we are not this began to go do it neighborhood. we want that >> the police department and city attorney's office agreed to try to campaign for six months. after that, they will evaluate the results. >> i think that it can be
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effective. we are looking to do whatever we can to eradicate prostitution in our communities it is outside of the box for us, but we want to see if it works. >>pam: new tonight, the milpitas community is coming together to mourn the death of a 7-eleven store clerks who was shot to death on saturday. >> many did not know the clerk, but the fact that he was killed on the job has touched them. tonight, this group is lighting candles and holding signs saying, stop the violence they started showing up about half an hour ago. we spoke with the woman who organized the vigil. >> the entire community greaves 11 of us are hurt.
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we all need to come together to show support. >> she lives in the area and did not know the victim to well they crossed paths only when she visited the store. she says he did not work at the 7-eleven for too long the fed did not matter. she organized the vigil because she said he deserved better. >> some cannot evil work a decent job without fearing for their lives. it is scary. >> the milpitas police department is looking for these three men. these are surveillance video photos released by investigators. police said on saturday morning they stormed into 7-eleven and killed a clerk and robbed the store. if you have any information that to help solve the crime, call the milpitas lease. the 7-eleven is also offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction. as of now no one has been
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caught. all that is left is this makeshift memorial and the memories that he left friends and families. the >> this video was organized on facebook and and the organizer tells me that she was not sure how many people would shots. she then told me she was happy with how many came out to pay their respects. >> another bird has tested positive for was nile in thin morgan hill. this may be one of the worst years for was not. this bird was founded near the intersection of patterson boulevard and oak park. this now makes 41 dead birds
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that have been found in contra costa county that are west nile positive. as terisa estacio reports, officials say with more birds infected, humans need to be aware that they could be next. >> a 2012 has been a challenging year. >> a challenging because although the virus has not reached its peak, the numbers are alarming. listen to these facts. >> right now, we have four times as many miskitos and double the amount offered testing positive than last year at this time. >> big numbers this year, blame the weather. we have a dry spring into a lot of warm weather. mosquitos love the heat. >> in the house whether we are having, mosquitos can go through their life cycle and as low as five days. you have exponentially more ms. skeeters. the mosquito's are able to replicate the virus, making them more cogent.
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>> brad webb has seen so many cases because it is one of the hottest spots in the county. foggy like you see here is one way to control the spread of infected mosquitoes. the virus is spread when mosquitoes bite infected birds and humans. nearly 80 percent of people didn't never have symptoms, but they are learning that everyone should be concerned about the virus. >> there is a another study telling us that people will get the disease and do not have the symptoms may suffer from kidney disease later in life. >> >> the housing recovery is full speed ahead. in august, bay area home sales were the highest they have been in six years, 14 percent higher
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>> sales are up nearly 30 percent in san francisco. >> home prices are up as well. >> checking out their new home, it said this couple a year to find this place. >> it is difficult. we have surged in all areas. there's nothing in the walnut creek or concord. very few homes.
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>> homes are a hot commodity in the bay area. there are many people looking but numbers show available properties are limited. >> right now in concert, there is a total for sale of 73 homes last year, there were 333 homes in august august for sale that is an amazing difference. that shows a very tight supply. >> this is not the first place they fell in love with, but competition was stiff. >> there are multiple offers into multiple counteroffers. >> here, they showed up at the right time. >> prices plummeted between 30% and 50 percent over the last four years and are now slowly increasing yet demand is much higher than supply. one realtor tells me that at times he gets up to 20 offers
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on each property. >> the fog is still pretty much at the coastline. we are seeing clear skies this evening. along the coastline, temperatures are quite cool, in the low 50s in daly city, 56 in san francisco, 59 in oakland but still pretty mild and our inland valleys. near 80 degrees in antioch. here is what you can expect overnight, coastal and bay fog will return. we will see a quick clearing everywhere except the coastline sunny skies and warmer temperatures with more 80 degree readings, especially in the north bay and the south bay we will start to see cooler conditions on sunday and again as we head into next week. a look your extended forecast is coming up. >>pam: coming up, some
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controversial comments from mitt romney. those are not the only comments causing a stir on the campaign trail. other remarks about what he wears when he sleeps and why he is a big fan of sneaky. more violent protests sparked across the middle east in what the u.s. is doing to keep citizens overseas safe. a bay area author is a new mother. her heroic story is coming up.
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>> today, we bring home for americans who gave their lives for their country and their values. >>president obama: chris stevens was everything america could want in an ambassador as the entire country has come to see. he first went to the region as a young man in the peace corps. during the revolution, he arrived in libya on that cargo ship. he believed in libya and its people and they loved him back. and there, in a bit scsi, he
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laid down his life for his friends. libyan hand american and for us all. >> evidence of the deep emotions at the highest levels of power. as the ceremonies ended, clinton reached out to take the hand of her commander in chief. in benghazi, the building where the four men died has been gutted and of the did. >> we stood inside the room where we believe the ambassador died. that was an utterly here raising experience. >> we cannot help but to be disgusted by what transpired. >> violent anti-american rallies are now happening in more than a dozen countries throughout the middle east. assaults on u.s. embassies continue into the riots have turned deadly.
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at least four people have been killed. >>catherine: despite pleas from world leaders, the protests and violence are spreading. in gaza, thousands of palestinians joined demonstrations after friday prayers shouting to america and israel. the images from across much of the muslim world share is story one of the alarming trends, protesters have managed to breach the american embassies in several cities despite heavy security.
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>> again, this is not a film that the united states government had anything to do with. >> the film maker lives in california and has been identified. he has a criminal past and many aliases.
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>> tamara, a lot of 80 degree readings.
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>>gary: it is a friday night. we have some e-mail's.
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the giants in the days of dates .
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>>pam: the oakland a's are in a big series against the baltimore orioles on. it could help the oakland a's to make it into the playoffs. j.r stone spoke with fans about the excitement surrounding the team. >> the team is now in a fight for a playoff spot. when it goes to the percentage of seats sold, the athletics are 21 of out of 30.
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>> let's put you on one more time. >> it is all in good spirits and good taste. >> if you were not able to make it out to the day's gains, as they flee the orioles on saturday and sunday be fiesta de at the coliseum.
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>> visibility is still pretty good this hour. the fog will return shortly. details on that in your weekend forecast coming up.
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>>pam: coming up, presidential candidate mitt romney is sparking controversy with a few comments he made today. >> the department of fish and game are crediting a branded
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technique of cleaning oiled animals. i will tell you what it is.
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>>pam: parents and concerned citizens are volunteering time to help a school in menlo park that went up in flames earlier this week. they lost a classroom and office space during an overnight fire. the fire is not considered suspicious but inspectors are looking for answers. >>stanley: this is one of the administrators for beach with school in menlo park. she was showing me how the class rooms are equipped with fire extinguishers and smoke alarms. >> in early august the fire department made an inspection. we spent several hours going through all of the buildings.
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>> strugglers systems are not required for portable classrooms. one of the classrooms caught fire, completely destroying one building. now, the school is trying to get past the fire. >> we have a place on our web site where you can donate money. >> if all goes according to
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plan they expect the school to be open monday morning. >> get ready for delays at san francisco international airport there could be delays of the next three weekends. this run will be shut down for the next three weekends. the cruise will be adding a buffer zone at the end of this runway.
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>>pam: you might remember this video, the university regents have agreed to a settlement with students and alumni who were hit with pepper spray during this protests last november. details have not been made public. >> the department of the fish and game says the experimental method of cleaning oil from marine animals is working in the committee's solution used can be found in most kitchens and used to save the life of an oil sea otter found in monterey jeff bush tells us the story.
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>> this thermal image is of an author and shows the area where her for was leaking. she was found covered in nashville crude oil and would have died if she was not risky. for unknown reasons, otters with oil contamination are not able to give birth even after traditional cleaning but veterinarians with the department of fish and game used an experimental technique to get the oil off of the odder they covered her with, and every day of oil and then cleaned off outdoors. scientists put a tracking monitor on her and released into the wild.
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seven see otters are considered to be a threatened species. locals say that they have seen her and her pups in the kelp beds of of the coast and that the two are doing just fine. >> temperatures running mainly in the '70s and '80s although it did stay cool closer to the clothesline. from the bay bridge toll plaza, great visibility, even at the coastline, the fog is a little slow to return this evening. it is chilly near the coast. in the south bay, temperatures running in the low 60s. pretty mild for some of our inland valleys. the visibility is pretty good right now.
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perfect visibility even near half moon bay. as look ahead to tomorrow morning, the fog will return to the coastline and the shores but it will clear up fairly early. it will cling to the clothesline for most of the morning. as we move into the afternoon we will see sunny skies and warm temperatures. we will take a look at temperatures in your neighborhood coming up. >>pam: and decision 2012, president obama handed mitt romney have toned down the tough talk on the campaign trail in light of the attacks in libya. what robbie adviser did stir the pot, implying that the members of avoided if a republican had been president. >>catherine: at a rally in ohio, mitt romney set aside his attacks of the president's foreign policy to remember the u.s. ambassador and three other americans who died in libya.
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>>catherine: that vault of silence was a brief pause in the campaign's short but rhetoric. earlier in the day, called wine suggested that the president has showed a weakness of the world stage that invited the diplomatic attacks. >> they are extremists who operate by violence and intimidation. the least equivocation or mixed signal only makes them bolder. >>catherine: a senior campaign adviser says the violence would of been diverted under romney saying he would have been more engaged. >> we would be partners in this evolution, not running behind it were seen as part of it. that changes the damage. >>catherine: added new york fund-raiser, romney's slammed the president for not planning to meet with the israel prime minister at the start of the u. n. general assembly next week. romney says it sends a message
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not just israel, but other nations throughout the middle east and in some respects it is a confusing message. rhetorical attacks came as the president paid tribute to the slain diplomats as their bodies arrived at andrews air force base. despite the campaign's serious posture, romney and his wife to time to make some light-hearted comment to kelly rebuffed in a taped interview slated here next week. romney away dance on the reality show the jersey shore. and ronnie talk about how she once walked in on former president george bush getting a massage in the white house and when asked what he wears a bed, massage in the white house and when asked what he wears a bed, the gop [ owner ] i need to expand to meet the needs of my growing business.
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at bank of america, we're continuing to lend and invest in the people, businesses, and organizations that call the bay area home. whether it's helping a nonprofit provide safe, affordable housing within the city, supporting an organization that's helping kids find jobs and stay in school, or financing the expansion of a local company that's creating healthier workplaces, what's important to the people of the bay area is important to us. and we're proud to work with all those who are making our communities stronger.
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>>pam: samples much anticipated iphone 5 is on presale right now, but good luck getting one. strong demand is already pushing back delivery times. apple started taking pre orders at midnight, promising delivery next friday when the new phone goes on sale in stores. a few hours later, the delivery time had ground to two weeks. at&t and sprint are still promising delivery by next friday and verizon is promising delivery on september 26th. should you upgrade now or later? >> the iphone 5. >> the time between the launch and the data gets in its stores can be stressful. padre is a device is worth the time spent reading the crowds or the amount of cash to jump from one carrier to another. that is the debate in the minds of many striped smart
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phone users, one that could stretch until the iphone 5 arrives in stores on september 21st. why so much ado about apple? >> the advantage that entire experience that we take for granted, the solidity of being able to touch your contacts or scroll through music or have a full web browser on your fog. those are state is that no manufacturer in the world was doing before apple. >> those are things that apple has done on every version of the iphone. some consumers may not miss too much by skipping the iphone 5. >> if you have the 4s, this may now be necessary at great for you. when the software comes out, you get many of the enhancements in the software, which is free if you have anything older than the 4s, i think this is a worthy purchase. >> the iphone 4s went on sale last october, so the iphone 6 cannot be that far off. those who do make the leap
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should look carefully at the plans being offered by the carriers. data plants have been changing. >> it was certainly very comfortable day out there today hot in our inland valleys. as we head into tomorrow, it could be warmer. north and south bay is into the '80s. we will have fog in the morning and that will clear by the afternoon. by the noon hour, for most locations, as we head into sunday and monday we will see some changes appears slightly cooler conditions of. off as look outside tomorrow morning, the the clock tower, pretty chilly conditions, in the '50s for the most part. 60s for the delta and inland valleys, warming to the '70s i did. along the coastline, temperatures stay in the 60s with a coastline and warming to the east. we will see more a degree readings into a the clock tower
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the red on your screen in the kids nineties. in the south bay tomorrow, look at an average was down there, >> we are expecting sunshine samarra. temperatures in the low 60s to bar. to the north bay, ed temperatures warm into the low 80s. here is a look at your extended forecast.
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>>gary: there are battling with baltimore for eighth postseason playoffs. the giants right now are winning 5-1. hunter hands hit a grand slam. the giants aren't leading arizona 5-1. >>gary: cal and ohio state at 9:00 a.m. tomorrow, u.s.c.g and stanford a 4:30 p.m. in the the raiders and miami at 10:00 a.m in detroit in the 49ers, a nationally televised game at
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5:15 p.m. sunday night. it is still hard for me to believe, but an nbc official, maybe he was half joking when they say, they will have a great audience the matter what the score because people will stick around for the handshake. >> just because we had a big win last week does not guarantee anything. please make sure you come out there and give us as much support as possible and by all means, we are taking someone's hand at the end of the game, do if too hard. >>gary: he is a nice guy. if he had said that when they were 3-13 i did not think it would have thought that last. for it is good to see that everyone is once again become
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the 49ers fan. >> until monday, no one talked about nfl, long's death. >> this guy had a bad night. the raiders lost the game. hist >> the na tel proudly announce today that they plan on law think of the players at 9:00 p. m. west coast time tomorrow night. >>gary: this is that for time since 1995. fifthfifth
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>>gary: the president did a quick break still welcome in united states olympic athletes. costs >>gary: nascar drivers practicing for in the race. the dog ran around before being brought to safety. when we come back, it is the real time. i work at the cable company, and i get to wear a hard hat...
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>>gary: is friday night is a lease is ready to go. kaufhof >> i a.m tired of the media handling pablo sandoval about his weight. coupled with would be upper case on >>gary: that is a sensitive issue.
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